This Week in PLOS

A team from Mexico included physical traits and selected nuclear and mitochondrial DNA sequences in its analysis of two Mexican sheartail hummingbird (Doricha eliza) populations. As they reported in PLOS One, the researchers used data generated with feather samples from 15 D. eliza representatives from the Yucatan Peninsula and 10 from central Veracruz to determine that those D.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.